(1882 - 1951)
Ben Ali Haggin was active/lived in New York. Ben Haggin is known for portraits of society women, horses and theatre performers, stage design.
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Biography Ben Haggin
James Ben Haggin. Portrait painter and stage designer, most commonly referred to as "Ben Ali Haggin." James Ben Ali Haggin (III) was born in New York City, the son of James Ben Ali Haggin Jr. (1853-1891) and Lee Wood (1856-1934). He was the namesake of his illustrious grandfather James Ben Ali Haggin Sr. (1822-1914), the famous turfman and California mining millionaire.
Ben Haggin attended the Pomfret School in Connecticut and later the Thatcher School in Ohai, California close to where his grandfather had lived. In New York, he studied under the noted educator Frederick S. Grow (1868-1933). His art training began with travel to Munich, Bavaria where he studied at the Academy there, later returning to this country to study at the Art
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